Juniperus chinensis ‘Kaizuka’ Torulosa

(Hollywood, Juniper)


$219.99


Hardiness Zones:

 4a  4b  5a  5b  6a  6b  7a  7b  8a  8b  9a  9b

Quick Overview:

‘Kaizuka’ is an irregular upright female form that is grown as a shrub or small tree to 15-30′ tall and to 10-15′ wide. Shape can vary considerably from plant to plant. It features rich, scale-like, bright green foliage clustered on upright, slightly twisted shoots. ‘Kaizuka’ was introduced in the U. S. from Japan in 1920. It quickly became a popular landscape plant in the southwestern U. S. and California. Numerous plantings in Los Angeles led to the common name of Hollywood juniper. An improper attempt was made to assign the cultivar name of ‘Torulosa’ to this plant, and some authorities may list this plant as Juniperus chinensis ‘Torulosa’ rather than by the correct, original Japanese cultivar name. Juniperus chinensis ‘Kaizuka’ TORULOSA (as a trade name) is acceptable. Foliage is attractive throughout the year.

Description

Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerant of a wide variety of soils including clay. Intolerant of wet soils. Tolerant of some drought once established. Also tolerant of many city air pollutants. ‘Kaizuka’ reportedly has good salt tolerance.

Additional information

Common Name

Hollywood, Juniper

Botanical Name

Juniperus chinensis 'Kaizuka' Torulosa

Container/Amount

15 gallon

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

Hardiness Zone

4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b

Growth Rate

Fast

Light Requirements

Part-sun, Sun

Height

to 15 ft.

Width

to 10 ft.

Soil Condition

Well-drained

Water Needs

Average

Fragrance

No

Foliage Color

green

Deer Resistant

Yes

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